keep the ball rolling


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keep the ball rolling

- An allusion to rugby or bandy.
See also related terms for rolling.
Translations
يَجْعَلُ الشَّيئ مُستَمِرّا
halda hlutunum gangandi, brjóta ísinn
rozbehnúťrozprúdiť

ball1

(boːl) noun
1. anything roughly round in shape. a ball of wool.
2. a round object used in games. a tennis ball.
3. balls (plural) (slang) testicles.
ˌball-ˈbearings noun plural
in machinery etc, small steel balls that help the revolving of one part over another.
ˈballcock noun
a valve in a cistern.
ˈballpoint noun
a pen having a tiny ball as the writing point.
adjective
a ballpoint pen.
on the ball
quick, alert and up-to-date. The new manager is really on the ball.
start/set, keep the ball rolling
to start or keep something going, especially a conversation. He can be relied on to start the ball rolling at parties.
References in classic literature ?
It was hard to keep the ball rolling at dinner, certainly," said Richard.
To keep the ball rolling I asked Marlow if this Powell was remarkable in any way.
In the past couple of months we've picked up some great results and we want to keep the ball rolling in the second half of the season.
AFTER Northern Ireland did the business against Ukraine on Thursday it's the turn of the Republic to keep the ball rolling today.
We want to keep the ball rolling, said Global coach Leigh Manson.
VVZAIN Emperor Charlie Fellowes has hit a purple patch, with six winners from his last 11 runners, and is hoping to keep the ball rolling with this three-year-old who excelled around the bend on Racecourse Side.
Simon Lord KEEP the ball rolling until the Welsh Election and EU Referendum are over then Cameron and government will walk away Brian Brennan Follow us on Twitter @WalesOnline
While it was great that SSE gave us time out to attend Strathclyde University, I found that didn't mean the day job would stop, so there was pressure to keep the ball rolling on all items and sacrifices had to be made in my personal life in order to achieve this.
We're looking forward to him and hopefully he can keep the ball rolling.
We're just trying to keep the ball rolling now, play our brand of rugby and keep on getting better.
The 34-year-old Adelade native hopes that his play in the upcoming tournament will keep the ball rolling along with McIlroy and Jordan Sapieth, whose presence will boost more attention to the golfing scene.
It would be great to keep the ball rolling because we are in a tough couple of weeks with the T20 quarter-final, a lot of one-dayers and then back into the championship.